Steelite International has announced the acquisition of the foodservice divisions of the Homer Laughlin China Company and the Hall China Company.
Together the former Homer Laughlin and Hall China manufacturing operations will now be known as The Fiesta Tableware Company.
Steelite is a manufacturer and supplier of tableware and buffet solutions for the hospitality industry. It has confirmed that customers of the brands can expect little change to their dealings with Fiesta.
Steelite will be the exclusive supplier of Fiesta products to the foodservice market.
President and CEO John Miles commented: “We are very pleased to acquire The Homer Laughlin China Company and Hall China Company brands for the hospitality market.
“In working with the Wells family, we understood we needed a creative solution since we were only acquiring a portion of the business.
“We took a step back to analyze the situation and came up with an imaginative and collaborative plan that achieved both parties’ goals, which were for Steelite to acquire and sell HLC and Hall China brands to the Americas foodservice market and for Fiesta’s production to stay in America at the current HLC facility on the Ohio River.
“As we take over the manufacturing of the foodservice ranges, our number one priority at Steelite will be to supply HLC and Hall China customers with the same quality, durability, and body composition the brands are known for in our industry.”